Governance and administration

AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Notice is hereby given under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that from 1 June until 19 July 2018 between 9.30am and 4.00pm on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the draft accounts and all relevant documents of the Board for the year ended 31st March 2018, as stipulated in the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at 169 Union Street, London SE1 0LL by prior arrangement. Please telephone 0207 960 3680 to make an appointment. The accounts are also be available to download here.

During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to James Lanman, LWARB Head of Finance at 169 Union Street. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:

  1. any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
  2. any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Objections should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AG.

Date: 31 May 2016.

DRAFT Statement Of Accounts – 2017_18

James Lanman, Head of Finance, London Waste and Recycling Board

Corporate governance framework

The operation of the Board and its committees is governed by its Standing Orders which incorporate the relevant sections of the GLA Act 1999 (as amended by the GLA Act 2007) and the London Waste and Recycling Board Order 2008.

The current committee structure of the Board (including committee terms of reference), the Scheme of Delegated Authority and the Board’s Risk Management Strategy are also attached below.

Previous years

Internal audit

LWARB’s internal auditors, Mazars Public Sector Internal Audit Ltd, have performed a review of the LWARB’s core financial systems and corporate governance arrangements surrounding all of LWARB’s work streams.

2017/18 Audit Reports

2016/17 Audit Reports

Expenses

Members of the Board are entitled to reclaim expenses incurred in carrying out their role as Board Members. A summary of expenses claimed is available on request.

Hospitality register

Board and Committee Members are required to register any gifts or hospitality received over a value of £25 in relation to their work for the London Waste and Recycling Board. The current register is available on request. Please contact Adam Leibowitz Adam.leibowitz@lwarb.gov.uk.

Register of members interests

Members of the Board are required to submit a declaration of interests. Full details of the requirement can be seen in appendix SO3 of the Standing Orders.

The Standing Orders and the individual declarations are available on request. Please contact Adam Leibowitz Adam.leibowitz@lwarb.gov.uk.